Monday, December 16, 2013

Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia



Welcome back for more fantastic Disney Trivia!  Thanks again to Jodi from +Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Heidi from +Heidi's Head, and +Mike Ellis for co-hosting!

Windows of Main Street, U.S.A.



The Original Dick Nunis Gym
Turkish Baths
Supervisor - Dick Nunis
Night Manager - Ron Miller
24 Hour Service


Dick Nunis - Disney Legend and 44 year Disney employee began working at Disneyland in 1955 and retired after 44 years in 1999.  He worked through various jobs and levels and became director of park operations for Project X - which became Walt Disney World.  He retired as Chairman of Walt Disney Attractions.

He found out about Disneyland from his college classmate....

Ron Miller was married to the late Diane Disney Miller - making him Walt's son-in-law.  He initially began working at Walt Disney Productions as a liaison between WED and Disneyland in 1954.  He worked his way up to become President and CEO of Walt Disney Productions in 1978 and 1983 respectively.  He is best known for creating Touchstone - the branch that made Splash, Roger Rabbit, and other adult movies.

4 comments:

  1. I love the Main Street Windows. I have a book with descriptions of each - it's so interesting!

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  2. Great trivia! I love the windows on Main Street!

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  3. Always love learning about these windows, there is just so much history in them. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. I had no idea the two were college mates! Very cool!

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